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Happenings celebrates Irish film with ‘Centenary Cinema’ programme
10 Aug 2016 : Katie McNeice
Special guests include Jim Sheridan, Lenny Abrahamson and Ed Guiney.

The programme is a collection of Open Air Cinema Screenings to celebrate some of the best of Irish Cinema from the last one hundred years. Screenings are schedule between August and October 2016.

Each of these screenings will be an event in itself where the guests attending will not only celebrate the film, but also highlight historical, political and cultural issues that have affected Irish society over the decades.

A donation from each of these screenings will be made to a charity or a cause chosen by the guests and Happenings will also work alongside the nominated charity to heighten awareness for their cause.

‘In the Name of the Father’
Saturday, August 13th at 7:30pm
Merrion Square, Dublin

Co. Dublin - Happenings will be holding our second Centenary Cinema screening of Jim Sheridan’s seven time Oscar nominated film “In the Name of the Father” in Merrion Square Saturday, August 13th, 2016.

Gates will open at 7:30 PM starting with a panel discussion attended by the film’s Director and Master Storyteller, Jim Sheridan. Topics covered will be the making of the movie, its subsequent success, its content in relation to the troubles and a focus on the innovative and ground-breaking soundtrack.

‘Michael Collins’
Saturday, August 27th at 7:30pm
Emmet Square, Clonakilty, Co. Cork

Co. Cork - Happenings will be holding our third Centenary Cinema screening of ‘Michael Collins’ in Emmet Square Saturday, August 27th, 2016. Join us during Clonakilty Heritage Week to commemorate the death of Irish revolutionary and politician Michael Collins. Gates will open at 7PM, starting with a panel discussion.

‘Adam and Paul’
Friday, September 16th at 7:30pm
Herbert Park, Dublin

Co. Dublin - Happenings will be holding our fourth Centenary Cinema screening of ‘Adam and Paul’ to highlight homelessness The screening will take place in Herbert Park Friday, September 16th, 2016. Gates will open at 6.30 PM, starting with a panel discussion which includes Oscar Nominated Film Director Lenny Abrahamson ‘Room’. Along with a focus on the making of ‘Adam and Paul’ and its emotive content, there will be a focus on the recent international success of the Irish Film industry which has been spear headed by Lenny Abrahamson and Ed Guiney and their four time Oscar nominated film ‘Room’.

Visit www.happenings.ie for further information and tickets





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